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Energy Networks awards contract to Ordnance Survey for a new energy system map

Britain’s electricity and gas network operators have joined together to launch a ground-breaking proof-of-concept project that uses the power of data to support a more efficient path to net-zero.


Geovation opens in Wales

Through the award-winning tech hub Tramshed Tech, start-ups in Wales can now receive specialist support from Geovation, Ordnance Survey’s successful initiative that propels innovative start-ups, using location and property data, to the next level.


Ordnance Survey appoints Carly Morris as Head of Geovation

Ordnance Survey (OS) today announces the appointment of Carly Morris as Head of Geovation, its initiative to propel innovative start-ups using location and property data to the next level.


Geovation welcomes new GeoTech and PropTech start-ups

Six start-ups using location, land and property data in their products and services have been accepted onto the Geovation Accelerator Programme.


Tech start-ups to benefit from government funded initiative

Start-ups can today apply to the Geovation Accelerator Programmes and put themselves in line to receive specialist support, business mentorship, office space, funding and access to high quality government data.


Geovation welcomes first Scottish start-ups to its Accelerator Programme

As Geovation marks its tenth anniversary, Ordnance Survey (OS) and Registers of Scotland (RoS) are delighted to announce the first group of companies participating in the inaugural Geovation Scotland Accelerator Programme, which launches October 22 and continues through to April 2020.


Geovation provides a boost to Manchester’s tech start-ups

Start-ups in and around Manchester can receive specialist support from Ordnance Survey (OS) and HM Land Registry (HMLR), as OS’s start-up support initiative, Geovation, forms an alliance with Manchester Science Partnerships (MSP).


Ordnance Survey online art gallery opens

First exhibition is a modern take on one of the world’s oldest artforms.


National Cycle Network paths launched on OS Maps

Charity Sustrans and mapping experts Ordnance Survey join forces to offer comprehensive and user-friendly data on the National Cycle Network.


OS Moon map sales rocket

Are people already preparing for a holiday on the Moon? Ask Ordnance Survey (OS), who say that through the OS Map Shop the Moon map is currently outselling all other maps, including traditional bestseller OS 17 Explorer Snowdon map.


Britain to lead global mapping standards to allow self-driving vehicles to ‘see’ around corners

Great Britain’s National Mapping agency, Ordnance Survey, and the UK’s government-and industry-backed self-driving hub, Zenzic, lay out the importance of collaborative mapping in the development of self-driving vehicles.


Geovation Scotland to open in Edinburgh

Registers of Scotland and Ordnance Survey to establish a Geovation Hub in Edinburgh to accelerate Scottish property and geospatial start-ups.


Ordnance Survey celebrates 1969 Moon landing with Moon map

607 paper maps, the most detailed digital data picture of Great Britain, one red planet, and now OS maps the Moon.


Ordnance Survey and partners to pilot underground map of the North East

A digital map of underground pipes and cables is to be created, to help save lives and reduce the disruption caused when they are struck by mistake.


OS creates National Park visualisations

With rising health issues, OS MD says we need National Parks more than ever.

Natural environment

Ordnance Survey and Mobileye deliver roadside infrastructure data

An agreement between Britain’s national mapping agency Ordnance Survey and Mobileye, an Intel company, is set to deliver high precision road network location data to enable a fully connected digital Britain.


OS Trail Bike Cycling Computer

OS Trail Bike Cycling Computer with OS 1:50k full GB mapping.